Fifth IEEE International Workshop 


Sensor Networks and Systems for Pervasive Computing

(PerSeNS 2009)






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Preliminary Program

8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks

8:45-10:00 Keynote Speech

Sensor Rate Control Paradigms for Wireless Networks
Archan Misra (Senior Scientist, Advanced Technology Services, Telcordia Technologies)

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-12:00 Session 1: Networking Protocols
Session Chair: David Yates, Bentley College, USA

HI : An Hybrid Adaptive Interleaved Communication Protocol for Reliable Data Transfer in WSNs with Mobile Sinks
Giuseppe Anastasi (University of Pisa, IT), Eleonora Borgia, Marco Conti, Enrico Gregori (CNR-IIT, IT)

Look-ahead Geographic Routing for Sensor Networks
Jiaxi You, Dominik Lieckfeldt (University of Rostock, DE), Qi Han (Colorado School of Mines, US), Jakob Salzmann, Dirk Timmermann (University of Rostock, DE)

Energy-Efficient Connected D-Hop Dominating Sets in Wireless Sensor Networks
Trac Nguyen, Dung Huynh (University of Texas at Dallas, US)

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:00 Session 2: Event-based Algorithms
Session Chair: Qi Han, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Event Ordering in Pervasive Sensor Networks
Lakshman Kaveti, Sandeep Pulluri, Gurdip Singh (Kansas State University, US)

PSWare: a Publish/Subscribe Middleware Supporting Composite Event in Wireless Sensor Networks
Steven Lai (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK)

EB-MAC: An Event Based Medium Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks
Zaher Merhi, Mohamed Elgamel, Magdy Bayoumi (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, US)

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Session 3: Security and QoS
Session Chair: Fabio Schreiber, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Towards Privacy-Sensitive Participatory Sensing
Brian Huang, Salil Kanhere (University of New South Wales, AU), Wen Hu (CSIRO, Australia, AU)

Distributed Detection of Replicas with Deployment Knowledge in Wireless Sensor Networks
Jun-Won Ho, Donggang Liu, Matthew Wright, Sajal Das (The University of Texas at Arlington, US)

Quality-and Energy-Aware Data Compression by Aggregation in WSN Data Streams
Cinzia Cappiello, Fabio Schreiber (Politecnico di Milano, IT)